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Zenith El Primero A386 platinum watch

For those who love to immerse themselves in the world of watches – and today, that is a strong number – WatchTime New York exhibition returns this year to Manhattan for a fifth rendition. The show, which takes place October 25-26 at the landmark Gotham Hall, this year boasts a record 37 participating brands.  Open…

Weekend Sojourn: Silver Walks the Runways

While  gold and platinum may rule the precious metal jewelry world,  silver comes on strong in today’s fashion lifestyles. In fact, this shimmering metal recently walked the runway during New York’s fashion week, and is guaranteed to steal the limelight this summer in all looks –stretching into fall and winter.  The Silver Promotion Service sponsored…

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Time Capsules: Commentary – Coming together in a Second with Japan

As the world responds to the disasters in Japan — the earthquake, the tsunami, the aftershocks, the nuclear power plant issues and the devastation — I find it difficult to continue to post watch news and product without a simple commentary here. My first trip overseas in the watch industry more than 25 years ago was…

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A Moment in Time: The legendary Sean D. Tucker, aerobatic aviation pilot, and so much more

There aren’t many people you would trust your life with – really trust your life with. But I trusted mine with aerobatic aviation instructor Sean D. Tucker recently and I’d do it again. Billed as a power aerobatic pilot and instructor par excellence (at the Tutima Academy, which he founded), Tucker has flown more than…

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Around the World: Flying High with Tutima

This past weekend, I had the awe-inspiring experience of aerobatic aviation, flying formation and joining the legendary Sean D. Tucker and his team at the Tutima Academy of Aviation Safety in CA. Founded by Tucker, and the only place in the world of its kind, the Academy is dedicated to saving lives. It is the…

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Time Capsules: Product — Thomas Prescher Brings Us Behind the Dial

Thomas Prescher, independent watchmaker extraordinaire, once again creates an exclusive, custom-made design for a special customer. This exquisite piece features retrograde “hands” in the form of a wing for the hours on the left side of the dial and a staff for the minutes on the right side of the dial.  While some watchmakers create a…

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Time Capsules: New Product – Franc Villa Opens Up

Known for  creating bold, complex timepieces, Franc Vila is about to unleash the open-worked FVa35 Supersonico 5-Minute Repeater. The titanium and 18-karat gold cased watch features movement bridges made of lightnium, an aluminium and a lithium alloy, used in the aeronautical industry. The combination of this high-tech material with the master watchmaking prowess, offers light-weight,…

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Time Capsules: New Product – Boucheron’s Underwater World

Boucheron has always been known for its inventive verve. This is, after all, the brand that worked with MB&F to develop the stunning Owl high-jewel kit on top of the wonderful horological machine. This is the brand that since its inception and early wrist watch years in the 1920s has been focusing on creating timepieces…

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Time Capsules: Product – Bell & Ross Radiates Carbon

Positive energy flows at Bell & Ross for 2011with its new round collection stealing the limelight for a whole generation of Bell & Ross lovers who just couldn’t fit that oversized square watch on their wrist or who were just waiting for the round bombshell to emerge. Now, better than ever, Bell & Ross unveils…

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